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A public prosecutor in Brazil has formally charged Patrick Hickey and Kevin Mallon over their role in the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) ticketing affair at the 2016 Olympic Games.
Rio de Janeiro public prosecutor Marcos Kac signed the indictment on Tuesday morning after reviewing the police investigation. The charges include supplying tickets for the purpose of touting, false advertising, fraud, money laundering and tax evasion.
Also charged are several employees of THG, the British company Mr Mallon was working for at the Games, including its owner Marcus Evans, as well as the three directors of Pro10, the Dublin company that was the OCI’s official ticket vendor for Rio. Read More